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8/18/2007 - USDrift All-Star Challenge - Rockingham, NC

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  • 8/18/2007 - USDrift All-Star Challenge - Rockingham, NC

    USDrift All-Star Challenge
    at the SpeedFed Nationals on
    Saturday, August 18th, 2007
    at Rockingham Dragway
    2153 US Hwy 1 North
    Rockingham, NC 28379
    (910) 582-3400

    The USDrift All-Star Challenge event is open to ALL drivers, both professional and amateur. For this reason, the event results will not count towards season points in the 2007 USDrift Nationals: Amateur Series. This event will take place in a parking lot and consist of a practice session, qualifying session, and tandem elimination. Drivers of all skill levels are welcome to participate in the event, however, those planning on running tandem must meet and/or exceed all technical requirements set forth by USDrift. Please refer to the 2007 USD Competition Rules and Regulations (CRR) for specific information regarding the USD competition series. Driver's who do not meet these tandem requirements are welcome to attend the practice and qualifying sessions provided they meet the minimum technical inspection requirements.
    Note: Several rules have changed for 2007, please read the new rulebook to ensure proper compliance (This includes decal placement on the top of the windshield). For any additional information on this and other USD events, please visit the USD website.
    Grounds speed limit is 10 mph and paddock speed limit is 5mph, both will be strictly enforced.
    Event is rain or shine.

    Total Purse $5000.00 + $2500.00 Contingency Award* from Kumho Tires = $7500.00
    1st Place: $2000**
    2nd Place: $1500
    3rd Place: $1000
    4th Place: $500

    All participating drivers must abide by the following sponsor specific requirements in order to be eligible for their respective contingency awards at this event:

    Kumho Tires*:
    • Drivers must use Kumho Tires on all four positions during the event entirety.
    • Drivers must display Kumho Tires decals properly and neatly on vehicle during the event (locations determined by event staff). Decals made available at event registration booth.
    • Excludes cars/teams fully sponsored by Kumho.
    Kumho Tires Payout Amounts:
    1st Place: $1200
    2nd Place: $800
    3rd Place: $500

    ...please check back for additional sponsor contingency awards.

    In addition, the top AMATEUR driver from this event will be invited to compete at the Pro-Am Drifting Championship Event in November. For more information on the Pro-Am Series, please visit the Pro-Am website. For more information on the Formula Drift Professional Series, please visit the Formula Drift website.

    Driver registrations include 2 weekend passes.
    Pre-Registration: $150.00 (open until Sunday, August 12th, 2007)
    Late-Registration: $225.00 (if space permits, as only pre-registered drivers are guaranteed a spot)

    SCHEDULE: (tenative)
    7:00AM - Gates Open (drivers/crew)
    8:00AM - Driver Registration/Check-in
    8:15AM - Technical Inspections
    8:45AM - Mandatory Driver's Meeting
    9:00AM - Cars on Track (practice)
    1:45PM - Driver's Meeting
    2:00PM - Qualifying
    4:00PM - Tandem Competition (Top 16)
    5:00PM - Award Ceremony
    6:00PM - Gates Close

    We encourage everyone to enjoy the event and camp out in the campgrounds located adjacent to the event venue. There are plenty of camping spaces available and they can be secured at the event or by calling 910-582-4673.
    For those not willing to brave Mother Nature, several area hotels are located near the venue.

    Sponsorship inquiries for this event should be directed to Brandon Millard at SpeedFed.
    All media requests for this event should be directed to Ryan Wyke at SpeedFed.
    Sponsor inquiries for Contingency Awards should be directed to or by calling 804-545-2822.
    Any driver specific event questions or concerns should be directed to or by calling 804-545-2822.